Real Madrid own a record nine European Cups/Champions League titles, however the Spanish club hasn’t won the trophy since the 2001-02 season. Los Blancos are still alive and moved into the competition semifinals with a 3-2 aggregate victory over Borussia Dortmund. That final scoreline is a little bit deceiving.
Instead of cruising into the next round thanks to a 3-0 score in the first leg last week, Dortmund made Real Madrid sweat it out scoring two goals in the first half. It should have been three when Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan rounded Iker Casillas, only to hit the post with a wide open goal in from of him.
A lot could have still happened but, man, that’s one impressive miss.
To win a tournament like the Champions League you need a little fortune to smile upon you. Real Madrid got it spades Tuesday in Northwest Germany.